Category: Personal Development

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Track your own performance

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Don’t depend on someone else to tell you how you’re doing. Don’t depend only on your gut-sense either. Track your performance on key indicators to improve your results. Track your performance on the items on your To Do list. Track key activities that you know lead to success. Track your Key Performance  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: First smooth, then fast

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Your world moves really fast and that can tempt you to try to do new things too quickly. If you want to master a new technique or process, don’t try to go fast right away. Take time to master the process and work out the kinks. Then gradually increase your speed. When you learn a new process or technique remember:  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: 4 Personal Planning Questions

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Planning your personal development begins when you decide what you want. Here are four questions to help you. What do you want to have that you don’t have now? What do you want to preserve? What do you want to avoid? What do you want to get rid of? Start with those questions and then refine them into your personal  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Get a Leadership Development Buddy

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Many people who exercise have a workout buddy they go to the gym and work out with. Runners have running buddies. Those buddies increase the likelihood that you’ll exercise or run on days when you’d rather sit on the couch and eat pizza. They develop along with you so you’re sharing similar problems and  »  Read More

Boss’s Tip of the Week: Ask for insight

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You’ll confront a lot of situations in your career. Every time you do, you face a choice. You can try to figure everything out yourself or you can ask for help. Most of the books about how to be a leader or supervisor will suggest ways for you to do the analysis. Hardly any of them also suggest that you should ask  »  Read More

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